R.I.P Philip Jones Griffiths

A Welsh photojournalist renowned for his coverage of the Vietnam war has died at the age of 72. (BBC)

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  • From 1966 to 1971, Mr Jones Griffiths reported on the Vietnam war, publishing a photojournalism book focused on the suffering of civilians.
    Vietnam Inc galvanised the anti-war movement in the United States and helped to turn public opinion against the war.
    It is now hailed as a classic of photojournalism.

    In an interview with the BBC news website published in 2005, Mr Jones Griffiths said: “The only thing we photographers really want more than life, more than sex, more than anything, is to be invisible.”

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